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Along with many of the University's core departments, the Global Risk Office is based at Stanford's Redwood City campus, featuring state-of-the-art buildings, a recreation and fitness center, dining pavilion, and central Bay Area location, five miles away from the historical Stanford campus.
This Opportunity Stanford's Global Risk Office is a high-profile team situated within the Office of the Chief Risk Officer, one of the few departments with University-wide purview. Team members gain a broad enterprise perspective, assist in a wide variety of activities, and make meaningful contributions on a daily basis.
As a Global Security Program Manager, you will provide judgment, leadership, and subject matter expertise to Stanford's schools and departments. You will collaborate closely with students, staff, faculty, researchers, and postdoctoral scholars.
This position is eligible for full-time remote work from any location in the U.S., with periodic visits to campus once travel restrictions are lifted.
In compliance with health and safety laws and policies related to COVID-19, the Global Risk Office has been working remotely since March 2020, and will continue to do so in the near future. Interviewing for this position will be done virtually.
Lead strategic planning and preparation for Stanford's international and intranational incidents and emergencies.
Lead committee to complete the design and implementation of 24/7/365 response to global emergencies and incidents.
Assess, on an ongoing basis, the process for a 24/7/365 response to emergencies and incidents. Implement lessons learned, and institute appropriate changes.
Design and implement periodic, ongoing training sessions and simulations for Stanford's global incident management team.
Establish best practices for incident management.
Lead and coordinate Stanford's response to international and intranational incidents. Serve on the incident command team, coordinate, and assist in the university's coordinated response to complex overseas emergencies.
Lead the design and implementation of a process that identifies and assesses higher-risk global travel that includes geographic and non-geographic risk identifiers. Implement mitigation strategies for higher-risk travel.
Conduct travel risk assessments by reviewing and analyzing risk factors in global travel. Develop appropriate mitigation strategies.
Monitor and evaluate travel alerts through governmental and third-party resources. Track global trends, develop and manage plans to mitigate emerging risks in international and intranational locations where travelers, programs or research may be located or planned.
Coordinate and support outreach strategy to enhance university-wide global travel risk and mitigation awareness. This function includes relationship development, communications, and compliance.
Identify risk gaps and support risk gap mitigation efforts.
Assess needs, identify and implement technology platform enhancements and resources to mitigate global and travel risks.
Support ethics and compliance projects consistent with Stanford's guidance and policy, and applicable domestic and foreign laws and regulations.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. Master's degree preferred.
Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing an international and intranational incident response program preferred.
Demonstrated experience in responding to global incidents and emergencies.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated leadership skills that include ability to think on one's feet, strong analytical, evaluative and prioritization skills during an emergency.
Demonstrated ability to be calm, clear-headed and decisive when handling critical incidents.
Demonstrated skill in monitoring global events, emerging risks and health, safety and security developments worldwide.
Demonstrated experience in global travel risk assessment and mitigation.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational and staff resources.
Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
Relevant subject matter expertise.
Ability and willingness to travel occasionally, as necessary.
Familiarity with the Stanford environment and culture is preferred.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additional Information
Location: Business Affairs, Redwood City, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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